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Excerpt — Meeting Physical Education Standards Through Meaningful Assessment With Web Resource

Get started with a standards-based assessment

Students who can identify what they are learning significantly outscore those who cannot.

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Learn the formative assessment of sport strategy

We have found that most physical educators do not teach these strategies and are often frustrated when a team or individual players dominate activities. Power standard 1 supports helping students to develop their technical skills and their tactical understanding of sport and games.

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Learn the summative assessment of fairplay

With power standard 5, “I can play fairly,” we are assessing self-initiated behaviors that promote personal and group success in activity settings. These include safe practices, adherence to rules, self-officiating, etiquette, cooperation and teamwork, ethical behavior, positive social interaction, and participation.

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Learn how you can teach and assess multiple standards

The skills and knowledge that we teach in physical education are best learned as a whole or in conjunction with each other. Our brain thrives on relationships, including the relationships among the various areas of the brain and the connections among the various standards.

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